Allied Warships

HMS Upshot (P 82)

Submarine of the V class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantP 82 
Built byVickers Armstrong (Barrow-in-Furness, U.K.) 
Ordered21 May 1942 
Laid down3 May 1943 
Launched24 Mar 1944 
Commissioned15 May 1944 
End service 

Scrapped at Preston on 22 November 1949.


Commands listed for HMS Upshot (P 82)

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1Lt. Hartley Withers Wilkinson, RNearly 19442 Dec 1944
2Lt. Anthony John Boyall, RN2 Dec 1944Oct 1945 ?

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Notable events involving Upshot include:

11 Sep 1944
HMS Varangian (Lt. A.J. Sumption, DSC, RNVR) conducted exercises off Tobermory with HMS Upshot (Lt. H.W. Wilkinson, RN) and HMS Lady Sharazad. (1)

13 Sep 1944
HMS Varangian (Lt. A.J. Sumption, DSC, RNVR) and HMS Upshot (Lt. H.W. Wilkinson, RN) both conducted gunnery exercises off Tobermory. (1)


  1. ADM 173/19354

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.

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